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Faith and spirituality can be a very helpful component of someone’s recovery from mental illness. A place of worship is often a safe place for people, where they can feel welcomed and have an instant sense of support and community. For many individuals and families, faith plays a significant role in their recovery experience. Churches, temples, mosques and faith communities reach 70 percent of the American population each month. In the United States, clergy outnumber psychiatrists by nearly 10 to 1 and are more equitably distributed geographically than health professionals. Many studies...

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09/14/2016
I participated in the U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy’s Roundtable on Mental Health, held recently at the Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning in Bossier City. Washington was one of 30...
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09/13/2016
The Ruston Civic Guild held their 50th year celebration on Sept. 7 with a coffee at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant. More than 50 current and prior members gathered for a morning spent...
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09/12/2016
As a young person, I always looked forward to going back to school. I loved shopping for fall shoes and a few new dresses, getting a new notebook, new pencils, and fresh, clean paper which seemed to...
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09/12/2016
This is Kay — or as she’s called at 4 Paws — “Miss Kay. She is the hidden treasure at 4 Paws. She is often over looked, but when she gets to go on a walk, everyone is surprised at how much fun she...
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09/11/2016
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council announced an exhibition of classic horror movie memorabilia from the private collection of art historian Saul Zalesch. This exhibition celebrates horror...
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09/11/2016
Hooshang Khorasani’s painting “Pinto Horse” has journeyed to Colorado to be displayed in the fourth annual “Art for Horses” show, and its sale will help support horses that are in unfortunate...
09/11/2016
ASSEMBLY OF GOD First Assembly of God “Living in the Spirit” class is at 9:45 a.m. Sundays. Children’s church is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery through age 3 is provided at 10:45 a.m. Sundays, by request on...
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09/09/2016
This is Kay (or as we call her — “Miss Kay.”) She is the hidden treasure at 4 Paws. She is often over looked, but when she gets to go on a walk, everyone is surprised at how much fun she has. She is...
09/09/2016
The auditions for Ruston Community Theatre’s next play, comedy “You Can’t Take It With You,” by Hart and Kaufman, were July 30 and Aug. 1 at The Dixie Center for the Arts in Ruston. The play is...
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09/09/2016
Today’s Art Talk is about an entertaining evening of paddling films coming up on Sept. 22 at the Louisiana Tech University Planetarium. As a reminder, Thursday, The North Central Louisiana Arts...